Posts Tagged ‘Urban farms’

These discarded veggies will turn into black gold for gardeners.

No More Waste

Hazon Detroit serves up healthy heaps of compost — just in time for Earth Day. In the North End neighborhood of Detroit near historic Oakland Avenue, there is a large patch of land where houses used to stand, houses where Jewish immigrants first began their American journey, that in time became the homes for some…

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Planting Roots

Detroit Farm and Garden (DFG), a landscape, farm and garden supply store, is now open and growing in the former Third Police Precinct in southwest Detroit. The store, which opened in April, celebrated its official grand opening Sept. 14 with a tour that kicked off three days of fun and festivities.

“The store supports Detroit’s communities,” says co-owner Jeff Klein, 39, who has lived and worked in the city for more than 15 years as a landscape architect and designer and partner at Detroit-based Classic Landscape Ltd. His partner at Classic and DFG is Andy Ray of Royal Oak.

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